Type dienstverband:
Internship and graduation project
Uren per week:
Fulltime – 40

Internship | EERA JP EEIP

About this position

We are looking for a trainee to help the EERA Joint Programme Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes (EEIP). EERA, the European Energy Research Alliance is the largest energy research community in Europe. It is a membership-based, non-profit association and brings together 250 universities and public research centers in 30 countries. To organise work within the association and realise its strategy, EERA operates 18 joint research programmes. EERA's joint research programmes cover the whole range of low-carbon technologies as well as systemic and cross-cutting topics. Within EERA, TNO is the coordinator of the Joint Programme EEIP. The goal for 2023 is to update the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) of the JP EEIP. Communication and dissemination of the JP is now done via our own website (eera-eeip.eu) and EERA newsletters. To help us with the SRIA and the communication of the JP we are looking for a intern.

What will be your role?

In collaboration with the coordinator and with input from the JP members, you will take the lead in preparing the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda of the EERA Joint programme Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes, including a plan to strengthen the JP. The SRIA should represent the consensus of EERA JP members of a global view to address the challenges of Energy & Environment policies from a research and innovation perspective, with the overall objective to accelerate the SET-Plan priorities and actions in order to contribute to decarbonise the industry. Next to this you will be working on a communication plan and you will set-up and design a newsletter for the JP. Furthermore you will help organising events such as joint workshops with other JP’s.

What we expect from you

  • You have a broad range of interests and a knowledge base.
  • You have strong communication skills. This enables you to connect with the coordinator and the members of the JP.
  • Good knowledge of the English language.
  • This job is a good fit with an education in the field of communication.

What you'll get in return

You want to work on the precursor of your career; a work placement gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your work placement and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable work placement compensation.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer.

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Want to know more? Read what steps we are taking in the area of diversity and inclusion.

The selection process

After the first CV selection, the application process will be conducted by the concerning department. TNO will provide a suitable internship agreement. If you have any questions about this vacancy, you can contact the contact person mentioned below.

Students must reside in the Netherlands before the start and also throughout the internship or graduation project at TNO.

Has this job opening sparked your interest?

Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter using the ‘apply now’ button.